Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, I SAW A STABLE, by MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE

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First Line: I saw a stable, low and very bare
Last Line: And the world's danger.
Alternate Author Name(s): Anodos
Variant Title(s): Salus Mundi
Subject(s): Bible; Christmas; Jesus Christ; Religion; Nativity, The; Theology

I SAW a stable, low and very bare,
A little child in a manger.
The oxen knew Him, had Him in their care,
To men He was a stranger.
The safety of the world was lying there,
And the world's danger.

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